Four Views of Youth Ministry and the Church Inclusive Congregational, Preparatory, Missional, Strategic by Mark H. Senter
  

Four Views of Youth Ministry and the Church Inclusive Congregational, Preparatory, Missional, Strategic

Written by Mark H. Senter
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Four Views of Youth Ministry and the Church Inclusive Congregational, Preparatory, Missional, Strategic by Mark H. Senter

Join the conversation as experts propose, defend, and explore Four Views of Youth Ministry and the Church. In a dialog that often gets downright feisty, four youth ministry academicians delineate their distinct philosophical and ecclesiological views regarding how youth ministry relates to the church at large--and leave a taste of what's profound and what's not in these four typologies: Inclusive congregational (Malan Nel). What happens when a church thoroughly integrates its adolescents, making them full partners in every aspect of congregational life? Preparatory (Wesley Black). Why and how should a church consider its teenagers as disciples-in-training and its youth ministry a school of preparation for future participation in church life? Missional (Chap Clark). What does a church look like, whose youth ministry does not necessarily nurture church kids but is essentially evangelistic? Whose youths and youth workers are considered missionaries? Strategic (Mark Senter). How feasible is it for a youth ministry to become a new church on its own--the youth pastor becoming the pastor, and the new church planted with the blessing of the mother church? In Four View of Your Ministry and the Church, solid academic writing and an inviting tone and design create a compelling text for both in-the-field, practicing youth workers and undergraduates and graduate students.

About the Author

Wesley Black (PhD) is professor and department chair of youth and student ministries at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Chap Clark has more than 20 years of experience in youth and family ministry, and he's one of the most sought after and respected experts in the field. Chap serves as the main youth and family guy at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, directing its youth ministry programs. Chap Clark es director y profesor asociado del ministerio juvenil y familiar en el Seminario Teologico Fuller. A la vez, es miembro del grupo de recursos de Especialidades Juveniles. Chap escribio un manual para los lideres de jovenes en el ministerio familiar. Malan Nel (DD, University of Pretoria) is professor of youth ministry and Christian education at Vista University in South Africa. Dr. Mark Senter (PhD, Loyola University of Chicago) is associate professor of educational ministries at the Deerfield/Chicago campus of Trinity International University.

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Paperback
192 pages

Author

Mark H. Senter
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Publisher

ZonderKidz an imprint of Zondervan

Publication date

12th January 2001

ISBN

9780310234050


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